Past Events


Comparative Humanities Program Capstone Symposium

May 4, 2017

The fourth annual MACH Capstone Symposium was held on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Members of the Brandeis community came together to celebrate the achievements of the graduating Comparative Humanities MA students, who presented their capstone work during the event:

  • Amanda Barton: "The Female Synecdoche Shaping Satan's Image in the Middle Ages"

  • Matthew Chernick: "Through Windows: Mass Culture and Violence in the Case of the Apaches of Paris"

  • Katerina Daley: "No Man or Woman's Land: Deconstructing the Fine Gendered Lines between Hemingway, West, and the Women of World War I"

  • Benjamin Davis: "The Development, Deployment, and Consequences of National and Urban Identities in Copenhagen, Denmark"

  • Micah Isser: "Myths for Friendship: Towards a Pragmatic, Humanist, Philosophy/Poetry"

  • Eve Litvak: "Looking Through the Lens: How Photographic Documentation Fails in Translation"

  • Zhitian Zhu: "Sensation: The Obtuse Form in Pasolini's Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom"

ECS Chocolate Cake Lecture: "Kierkegaard's Response to Hegel's Interpretation of Antigone"

March 30, 2017

Featuring Jon Stewart, Research Fellow at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

MA Information Session

March 21, 2017

BA/MA Information Session (for Brandeis Juniors)

March 21, 2017

Comparative Humanities BA/MA Information Session

October 18, 2016


BA/MA Information Session (for Brandeis Juniors)

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

MA Information Session

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Negotiating Meaning: Translating at a War Crimes Tribunal

Featuring Ellen Elias-Bursac, former translator/reviser of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Dual Degrees and Post-Baccalaureate Fair

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015


MACH MA Information Session

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

MACH BA/MA Information Session (for Current Brandeis Juniors)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

MACH BA/MA Information Session (for Current Brandeis Students)

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014